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Format: 05-30-2015
Format: 05-30-2015
Today, taking out loans is the primary way individuals pay for college—a major shift in how our nation provides access to higher education. While concerns about the growth in college costs and...
May 19, 2015 | Report |
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Wisconsinites,...
May 12, 2015 | Policy Brief |
In today’s competitive economy, nothing is more important than getting a college education. Yet college tuition costs in the U.S. have been increasing at a breakneck pace, making college unaffordable...
May 5, 2015 | Report |
Most Americans think that our country has done quite a lot to protect women and ensure gender equity in the workplace. After all, we have banned discrimination against women, required equal pay for...
April 29, 2015 | Book |
In April 2015, Walmart implemented a $9 an hour minimum wage for all of its 1.3 million U.S. workers, and committed to pay all current workers at least $10 per hour by February 2016.1 This is an...
April 14, 2015 | Explainer |
Rolling back reform of the financial system is at the top of the agenda for the new Congress. Opponents of a safe and honest financial system have waited until the abject horror of autumn 2008 faded...
March 25, 2015 | Explainer |
Plaintiffs New England Area Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (“NAACP-NEAC”) and New England United for Justice (“NEU4J”) (collectively “Plaintiffs”)1...
March 19, 2015 | Litigation |
Demos
As the United States rapidly becomes both a more diverse and unequal nation, policymakers face the urgent challenge of confronting growing wealth gaps by race and ethnicity. To create a more...
March 10, 2015 | Report |
What is the fiduciary rule? In the simplest terms, the fiduciary rule is a new regulation, proposed by the Department of Labor, which requires financial advisors and brokers to act in the best...
February 25, 2015 | Explainer |
In the three decades after World War II, America became the first predominantly middle-class country in the world and our poverty rate was cut in half. Americans experienced what scholars describe as...
February 10, 2015 | Report |